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for tuesday's election. >>> election officials in some parts of florida blame high voter turn out as the reason they are still counting ballots. florida still has about 3% of its ballots uncounted. officials in miami-dade say they hope to be done by tomorrow afternoon. the president has a slight lead in the florida ballots counted so far but the results won't impact the outcome since the president has more than enough votes to declare victory. >> beyond terrible. it's horrible. it's -- i'm done. >> another big storm hits the northeast as the area tries to recover from sandy. the new damage. >>> and a different picture in the bay area. your complete bay area forecast including where the rain is falling. . >> the outlet mall is open and check out this crowd. if you think things look busy here, news chopper 2 has the shot from above with the back up people just trying to get here. what this could mean for the community when the noon news comes back. . >>> members of the roman catholic church of san francisco hope prayers will help stop the killings in the city. >> mouthy god hear
is the polling place number. >> reporter: they say they've also made calls to battleground states such as florida, ohio, and virginia. their target? republicans who don't always vote. >> it just reinforces them that somebody is out there trying to do something. that agree with the same things that they agree with. >> we have volunteers going out to the polling places. >> reporter: talking to voters about polling places tomorrow, statewide initiatives and local races. she says there is excitement that republican nominee, mitt romney may pull out a come from behind win. >> the energy level in volunteers has just soared. people have been calling us, and wanting to come in and help. >> reporter: volunteers tell us they will be back tomorrow, making calls all day. not taking any votes for granted, leaving nothing to chance. reporting live in lafayette, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> tonight, we already have the first results of the presidential election. small village of dixville notch is the first to vote for president. five voted for president obama, and five voted for mitt romney. this is the
and a lot of ingenuity came together in san francisco. >>> the state of florida has finally called and it goes to president obama of the just how close the race was in the sunshine state? >>> also we're learning more about the investigation that led to the end of general petraeus career and how e-mails led to the end of his career. . >>> thousands came out to catch a glimpse of the whacky and weird at the red bull flugtag in san francisco. some of the ep homemade flying machines hoping to take flight at mccovey cove. >> reporter: some are feats of aerodynamics and engineering, others, not so much. this is flugtag which means i frying day,"," in german. the pthe ptechshop pteronaut are using their skills as builders to launch a pterodactyl. >> we now how to build stuff. >> reporter: then there is team oracle usa which knows more about sailing than flying, following a crash that destroyed their racing boat in october, they decided to take the remnants to make a plane. still they say rescuers are ready for them. >> they have already practiced pulling us out of water a few weeks ago.
. virginia, pennsylvania, ohio, florida, iowa and nevada are all states that harbor a lot of swing voters. so folks here they want to make sure they encourage to vote democrat. >> the main thrust to all day long is to get out the vote obviously. we have been doing this for a while and today is crunch day so we want to get people ensure they are getting to the polls. >> reporter: now last night republicans were just as bessy at their headquarters in contracosta county trying to get the word out about mitt romney and they participated in phone banking and noticed a surge in republican enthusiasm. >> overnight, after that first debate, the energy level and volunteers have soared. and people have started to call and coming in and wanting to help. >> the election is very close. the polls are showing even in the race for rickey gillas within one point. >> reporter: republicans say a come from behind win is doable and they are hopeful and thefeeling among democrats that president obama needs to remain in office because they want him to finish what he started. now we are told here at the democratic h
waved scores of american flags during his stop in panama city, florida. at this time tomorrow morning he will fly to reno for a rally at the reno tahoe airport. one new poll shows president obama with a 50-48 age against romney. president obama is also in the midst of a campaign blitz. >> as long as there is a child anywhere in virginia, anywhere in this country who is still languishing in poverty and barred from opportunity, our work is not yet done. we have more work to do. >> the president spent last fight at a campaign stop in virginia with former president bill clinton as well as the dave matthews band. today the president will visit at least four states new hampshire, florida, colorado, and ohio. pop star katy perry was sporting a president obama campaign slogan. perry initially came out wearing a red, white, and blue dress holding a microphone shaped like the status of liberty's torch. after she sang her first song she revealed her other dress which had the slogan forward on it. perry also paused to make a pitch for donations for victims of super storm sandy. >>> californians are
election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to wait in line six hours before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal wi
. >> they investigated petraeus after a florida woman alerted authorities about threatening e- mails, but national security was not compromised. >> they may ask for petraeus to testify anyway, regardless of his resignation. four of the five hearings planned this week are not open to the public. in washington, jacqueline felt. >>> the highway patrol is investigating a car accident in contra costa that turned into a shooting. the chp says the drivers got out of their vehicles, got in an argument, and one of them opened fire ontory. on the other. the driver that fired the shot ran from the scene and has not been fired. >>> four people are under arrest after a shooting in menlo park. they received several reports of gunfire from a home on madera avenue. they found four people in their teens and 20s and two high capacity assault rifle, a semi- automatic, and ten ounces of marijuana. they believe they are part of a criminal street gang. >>> coming up at 6:00, the latest incident, the growing gang problem for menlo park. police are blaming a certain group with an infamous name. >>> policing investigating
three year. >>> authorities in florida say investigators in charge of the casey anthony case overlooked a possible key piece of evidence. the orange county sheriff's office says the computer investigator failed to see a google search for "fool-free suffocation methods." the search was done on a computer mainly used byby antho on the last day her 2-year-old daughter caylee was seen alive. casey anthony was acquitted of her daughter's murder last year. >>> some survivors of superstorm sandry are infuriated after finding their homed were broken into over the thanksgiving weekend. one homeowner in breezy point, queens put up a sign to ward off other thieves. authorities say three homes were hit and 14 others burglarized earlier this month. the thieves made off with mostly jewelry and cash. one victim told reporters, "it feels like a kick in the gut." >>> and new york governor andrew cuomo announced the latest storm clean up effort a grant from the federal government will allow the state to hire some 5,000 unemployed workers and young people to help with the clean-up effort. the state depart
on a spirit air flight heading to fort lauderdale florida. 30-year-old samuel was asked repeatedly turn off your cell phone but he would not do it and thenned crew members. >> i was there for two hours, you have to watch what you say now days. -- now a days. he has been charged with making a terrorist lit it. time is running out for that are them to complete, coming up on 711, we tell you how many are at risk of not getting their diplomas on time. >>> many for driving under the influence had not had anything to drink instead they are having an inability to safely navigate on the roads. several tested positive for prescription and illegal drugs and they have been told to be more disscripttive if they suspect problems with drivers. it should be making it easier for prosecutors to track the problem. >>> they are following up on the cal train problem. >> that's right, dave, maureen, it was hit by cal train in palo alto and the trains have been stopped and northbound trains are not. this crash looks like we are having a little trouble here but the traffic here is on cal train and not moving and
sentenced to death in florida. police in los angeles say they will investigate the claim in that documentary but they don't believe that rogers was involved in the murder. >>> well, a missouri mother who told police that her son was plotting a shooting massacre at a movie theater is talking for the first time since her son was arrested. she says her son recently asked if he was a failure. authorities say her son blake had plotted to attack a movie theater during the premiere of the new twilight film. she says her son had been undergoing mental health treatment and shows sign of as asburger's. >> an investigator says the man revint purchased two assault rifles and 400 rounds of ammunition. blake was arrested in 2009 after allegedly following a walmart clerk with a knife and rubber mask after watching the horror movie "halloween." >>> nurses at ten bay area hospitals will be locked out until sunday. that's after they staged strike at eight sutter health hospitals and two in san jose operated by hca. >> stand up and fight back! >> the nurses are upset after the hospitals un laterally im-- imple
the ap wire right now, we now know who won florida in the presidential election. we'll tell you about it, coming up in a bit. >> plus, there is a new type of therapy for bay area veterans. [ cheers & applause ] >> how dolphins are helping vets cope with the stress of combat. >> mostly clear, cool weather in store for your saturday afternoon. we'll have a look at what you can expect coming up. . >>> we're following breaking news just into our newsroom. the ap is now reporting that president obama has won the state of florida, topping mitt romney's final electoral vote to a tally, on your screen, 332 to 206. the president won by a margin of 74,000 votes in florida. >>> well, chrysler has announced it's recalling nearly 920,000 suvs, after concerns that air bags could inflate while people are driving. the recall affects 2002 through 2004 jeep grand cherokee and '02 and '03 liberties. investigators say last year, air bags randomly went off 215 times, causing about 80 minor injuries. chrysler plans to install an electrical filter for free to fix the problem. >>> well, it was a new type of the
-old builder from florida. he was found shot to death yesterday. last week that building had filed a complaint claiming that mcafee had fired off guns. mcafee tonight says he is in hiding and will not talk to police in belize willingly because he says he's afraid they will kill him. >>> ktvu's noelle walker takes us on a historic tour to places not seen by the public in more than 50 years. >>> coit tower is iconic san francisco. it's a look out where tourists look out ward but few take the time to look inward. >> it's a little like getting part of my father back. >> reporter: lilly is granddaughter of coit who donated to build the tower. >> so here i am at age 11. >> reporter: ruth gottstein's father was one of coit tower principal tower. he painted himself in the library and importallized his daughter. >> do you see yourself in there? >> yeah. >> reporter: so we're heading to the second floor an area that has not been open to the public for two decades. the murals were painted of the depression which explains why no one smiles in them. a piece shows a person carrying the paper of the day. the
from washington to central command in florida to afghanistan. >> how do all of these things sort of accumulate and add to public cynicism and public mistrust of leadership and institutions that in the long haul need to be trusted. >> reporter: general allen was on track to become supreme nato ally commander. that is on hold while the petraeus scandal is investigated. >>> the white house has said it has postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in superior court said the action is a tax on businesses. >>> de la fuente has conceded that his 20 year run on the counci
. eventually the shoppers were led in and no major incidents were reported. >>> in florida police are in investigating a shooting in a wal-mart parking lot. no one has been arrested but police are searching for a dark green toyota camry. >>> protesters targeted the nation's biggest retailer. hundreds gathered in front of a wal-mart protesting. >> reporter: the protesters are saying that the low door buster deals and low costs come at a price. it was there that they were protested but they were blocked at the door. with a band and signs in hand, hundreds of protesters lined up outside this wal-mart in san leandro. one group tried to enter the store but was blocked by a line of manager. >> i direct you to leave wal- mart property immediately. if you do not do so i will call police to come and remove you. >> i would like wal-mart to get better working conditions. >> reporter: the protests brought out dozens of unions, only a handful of the protesters were wal-mart employees. this worker says she makes $9.40, about $1,100 a month. >> it's very hard to make ends meet with that kind of
is representing us in congress. >>> machine in in florida. democratic challenger is leading and while the margin does not automatically trigger it, ballots were miss counted. >>> and they are protesting the country's abortion law. the protest follows the death of an indian woman to terminate her pregnancy. they are remembering the woman who was 17 weeks pregnant. she asked for the procedure after her doctor told her she was having a miscarriage and because she was in extreme pain. >>> and researchers say there were was growing support among the african-american community today that number is up to 151% nationwide and if the -- and many of them will support it. >>> and they made headlines,uc police made headlines pepper spraying the campus and they agreed to a 1 million-dollar settlement with 21 injured students. they criticized herman andment and they are urging people to stop foreclosing it and turned it into a temporary homeless shelter they turned it into assume kitchen to drive home the anti-eviction notice and they wanted to make sure the devastation. >>> up until thanksgiving day volunteer
outside other best buy stores across the country as well. in florida and ohio some brought air mattresses and propane tanks with them to stay comfortable and warm. they say their families will bring over thanksgiving dinner on thursday. >>> time now is 6:47. psychiatrists are expected to give an update to a member fall competency of a man accused in a shooting rampage. last month a judge suspended criminal proceedings against one goh. goh is charged with seven counts of murder. three counts of attempted murder in connection with a mass shooting that occurred back in april. prosecutors say goh may have been targeting an administrator who was not on campus that day. >>> oakland's police union takes a jab at the department's top brass. the union had harsh words about leadership. how this cull awl comes amid an upcoming court decision about a federal takeover. >>> many people already traveling for the thanksgiving holiday on the road. now aaa is predicting about 5.5 million californians will go somewhere for the holiday. the day before thanksgiving traditionally is one of the busiest travel d
kelley. she's been described as an unpaid social liaison at mcdill air force down in florida. she's kinds of a pivotal person. she's the one who went to the fbi saying she was receiving harassing e-mails from this woman, paul broadwell, who allegedly had an affair with now former cia director david petraeus. general john allen, not only headed u.s. forces in afghanistan, he was slated to take over as head of the u.s. european command and nato forces in europe. the secretary of defense, leon panetta, was traveling overnight to australia. his spokesman confirmed this. >> today, this matter is being referred to -- referred for investigation to the inspector general and is now in the hands of the inspector general. >> reporter: overnight, fbi agents searched the home of petraeus' alleged mistress, his biographer, paula broadwell, with lingering questions about whether she had access to sensitive information. defense secretary panetta who is also a former director of the cia said petraeus needed to step down. >> i think he took the right step. i think it's important when you are director of th
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